- Win-Loss Record: 75-62-1 (.547)
- Ballpark: South Side Park II (Apr. 30 - Oct. 4, 1890)
The Chicago Pirates of the Players League comprised a mix primarily of former St. Louis Browns and Chicago White Stockings players. Managed by Charlie Comiskey, it was the sole team whose leader came from the American Association rather than the National League.
- Peter Filichia: Green Cathedrals: The Ultimate Celebrations of All 273 Major League and Negro League Ballparks Past and Present, Addison Wesley Publishing Company, March 1993
- Gordon Gattie: "The Legacy of the Players League 1890 Chicago Pirates", in Stuart Shea, ed.: North Side, South Side, All Around Town, The National Pastime, SABR, 2015. ISBN 978-1-93359987-8